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Ellen Allien's Fall/Winter Line Revealed

After being premiered at Berlin Fashion Week, electronic renaissance woman Ellen Allien's fall/winter collection for 2009 has been revealed! Read more » 

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  • 07/30/2009

Jack Beats Tour North America

Though bassline house is still more of a U.K. phenomenon, London remix favorites Jack Beats are visiting major coastal and Canadian cities this August, bringing their high-energy, sample-driven sounds to locales as disparate as the resort town of Whistler, BC, and the megalopolis of Los Angeles. With remixes for Lady Sovereign, AC Slater, and Does It Offend You, Yeah? Read more » 

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  • 07/30/2009

Free Liquid Liquid/Rhys Chatham Show

1980s post-punk beat-makers Liquid Liquid return to the stage this summer in New York, finally bringing their oft-sampled disco-punk to a new generation of eager fans. With them, the iconic experimental composer Rhys Chatham is premiering A Crimson Grail for 200 Electric Guitars, a Glenn Branca-esque piece featuring both professional axe wielders and students. Read more » 

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  • 07/30/2009

Wavves Tour Set for the Fall

Keeping it on the DL since his meltdown at the Primavera Festival in late May, Nathan Williams of Wavves is hopefully ready to lay off the hard stuff this time when he hits the road this fall for a full U.S. tour. Hitting up some serious urban ports along the way, Williams will have to keep those temptations of his in check if he plans to make it to New York City by week three. Hopefully his tour mates in the Ganglians will keep him in line for the long haul. Read more » 

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  • 07/29/2009

CocoRosie Returns to North America

The sisters Casady of France-based experimental folk-pop group CocoRosie will be landing stateside in September for their first North American tour in over two years. The last time the girls made their way across the Atlantic in 2007 to support their Adventures of Ghosthorse and Stillborn album, they were stopped at the Canadian border and were forced to cancel the remainder of their trip, so fingers crossed that they have their visa issues worked out beforehand this time. Read more » 

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  • 07/29/2009

Blank Dogs Exclusive Interview

As Blank Dogs, Mike Sniper has spent the past couple of years shelling out one scrap of lo-fi crust and psych filth after the next for banners such as Sacred Bones, Sweet Rot, Woodsist, and his own Captured Tracks imprint. His latest for the In the Red label, Under and Under, features more of the same from the dexterous New Yorker, with a couple of cameos from Crystal Stilts and Vivian Girls popping up throughout the album. Here Sniper chats with us about Blank Dogs, life in New York, and Sheila E.

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ADE Announces Partial Line-Up

We've all got at least one more reason to love Amsterdam now. This October, from the 21st til the 24th, 80,000 dance music lovers, and just about the entirety of the industry behind the music's many genres, will converge on 40 different venues to witness the 700-plus DJs and live music acts that make up the 14th edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event. Read more » 

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  • 07/29/2009

Brother Ali Announces Us, Tours

Hip-hop head-nodders and lovers of words, be advised. Your brother-in-arms, Minneapolis-based MC Brother Ali, has finished prepping his follow-up to 2007's The Undisputed Truth. The next chapter in Ali's anthology of personal albums, entitled Us, comes September 22 from backpack rap's dream team, Rhymesayers. Read more » 

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  • 07/28/2009

Tellier, Brodinski to Play OohLaLA Fest

Not that the Ed Banger crew hasn't already brought some French flavor to the west coast's largest center of music and entertainment, but L.A. will once again be taken by a storm of berets, French house, and indie-pop music, this time at the Henry Fonda Theatre September 23 through the 25. Read more » 

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  • 07/28/2009

New Clipse Track Surfaces

The hip-hop world clambers at just about any music news from the reliably slow-moving Clipse front, so you can imagine our excitement upon learning that the Virginia Beach-based duo was hard at work with a multitude of producers on its third full-length, Till the Casket Drops. Read more » 

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  • 07/28/2009

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